Jean-Michel D

About Jean-Michel D

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Jean-Michel D has created 87 blog entries.

Alert of the 10/17/2016

The number of cases of atypical myopathy is increasing these days. Please forward the message below to your contacts through your Facebook account.

Invite your contacts to register to receive alert messages via the official Internet site run by researchers at the University of Liege: http://www.myopathie-atypique.be

If you are aware […]

18 October 2016|Non classé @en|Comments Off on Alert of the 10/17/2016

Spring outbreak of atypical myopathy cases ! – 09/04/2016

From results of the research performed by several scientific teams, we confirm that the toxin responsible for atypical myopathy is also contained in sycamore seedling (Acer pseudoplatanus (= maple tree; see pictures). Currently, there are large number of sycamore seedlings coming through.

So, it is imperative to avoid that equidae (horses, donkeys, zebras…) ingest them. It […]

14 April 2016|Non classé @en|Comments Off on Spring outbreak of atypical myopathy cases ! – 09/04/2016

03/04/2015 – Atypical myopathy

Today we know that the toxin responsible for atypical myopathy is a toxin present in the seeds of some Acer such as Acer pseudoplatanus (= maple tree; see (http://labos.ulg.ac.be/myopathie-atypique/the-disease/traduire-en-en_us-in-short/).

With the current climatic conditions, maple seeds have begun to germinate. It is imperative to avoid that horses ingest them. It is important to browse your […]

3 April 2015|Non classé @en|Comments Off on 03/04/2015 – Atypical myopathy

End of alert

It seems that the clinical series of atypical myopathy has ceased: the latest cases were declared two weeks ago.

Fin-alerte-15-01-15

15 January 2015|Non classé @en|Comments Off on End of alert